Credit Weight: 1.0 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100 Description: Biopsychology is the branch of neuroscience concerned with how the brain, the peripheral nervous system, and the endocrine system control behaviour. Emphasis will be placed on the physiological mechanisms of behaviour including understanding organ, cellular and biochemical functions. Topics will include an introduction to brain anatomy, neurophysiology, behavioural endocrinology, sensory systems, motor systems, sleep physiology, physiology of learning and memory, biology of mood disorders, and neuropsychopharmacology. Offering: 3-0; 3-0

Psychology 2401 Foundations of Biopsychology

Credit Weight: 1.0 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100 Description: Biopsychology is the branch of neuroscience concerned with how the brain, the peripheral nervous system, and the endocrine system control behaviour. Emphasis will be placed on the physiological mechanisms of behaviour including understanding organ, cellular and biochemical functions. Topics will include an introduction to brain anatomy, neurophysiology, behavioural endocrinology, sensory systems, motor systems, sleep physiology, physiology of learning and memory, biology of mood disorders, and neuropsychopharmacology. Offering: 3-0; 3-0




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